University of Zawiya

country rank  6
world rank  9035

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University Overview

Established in 1988, University of Zawiya is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Zawiya (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tripolitania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Al-Zawia, Al-Ajailat, Zuwara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, University of Zawiya is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Zawiya offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 32 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الزاوية‎‎
Founded 1988
Colours Green, red, white and black

University Location

Address PO Box 16418
Zawiya (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +218 (23) 762 6384
F +218 (23) 762 6882
Other locations Al-Zawia, Al-Ajailat, Zuwara

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Gamal Abdelnasar Street
+218 (23) 762 6384

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • League of Islamic Universities (LIU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020